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Facing college-funding challenges on HandFF Radio
WASHINGTON (3/30/12)—Sunday's Home & Family Finance Radio program covers college savings, financial planning for newly single women, job-hunting, and financial lessons from the Amish.

This is a rebroadcast of an earlier Home & Family Finance Radio program.

The show, which you also can hear later via the Internet, features Paul Berry, Washington, D.C., journalist and broadcaster, discussing these topics with special guests:

  • "Parents: The Buck Stops Here in Funding College." Roger Michaud, chair, College Savings Foundation, Washington, D.C., shares parent survey results that indicate challenges families face when saving for college, as well as strategies that work.
  • "'Suddenly Single' Financial Planning." Jean Dorrell, certified estate planner and founder and president, Senior Financial Security, Summerfield, Fla., outlines financial management tasks for newly single women.
  • "Cracking the New Job Market: 7 Rules for Getting Hired in Any Economy." Bill Holland, former human resources director, lecturer, and author, Virginia Beach, Va., offers interview advice and ways to increase your marketability.
  • "Money Secrets of the Amish." Lorilee Craker, author and freelance journalist, Grand Rapids, Mich., explains the Amish community's time-tested approach to personal finances and how it emerged from the economic crisis unscathed.
Home & Family Finance is a resource center for personal finance information at the Credit Union National Association (CUNA). The radio show is sponsored by CO-OP Network, the national credit union ATM network; Cabot Creamery Cooperative, maker of award-winning cheddar; and the Defense Credit Union Council and member credit unions, serving those who serve the country worldwide.

Home & Family Finance airs Sundays at 3 p.m.  (ET) on the Radio America Network. The show also is carried on American Forces Radio Network. The one-hour program devoted to consumer finance issues is brought to you by America's credit unions and their 90 million members, and is presented by CO-OP Network.

CUNA and Radio America are podcasting Home & Family Finance through iTunes, Podcast Alley, Odeo, and other popular podcast library sites, as well as on Radio America and CUNA's websites.

For more information, read "Create Financial Checklist to Ease Transition to College" and "Get Back in the Game After Losing a Job" in the  Home & Family Finance Resource Center.
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